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Janelle Hill is Proving That We Can Heal Trauma

Janelle Hill is Proving That We Can Heal Trauma

You're capable of healing and you have the power to heal. Your body is waiting and ready to heal. It's just waiting on you. -Janelle Hill

April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month- a time to raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it, honor survivors, and show those who have been impacted by sexual violence that they are not alone. Please share this story.

Violated by the adults she looked up to, emotionally abandoned by her parents, and failed by the institutions designed to keep her safe, trauma seeped into every corner of Janelle Hill’s existence.

Yet, Janelle embarked on an extraordinary journey, defying the odds and committing herself to healing with unwavering determination. Through therapy, extensive study, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge, she transformed her pain into power, becoming a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and the owner of Refuge Mental Health Services.

But Janelle's mission is more than personal triumph. As a board member of The Army of Survivors, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and promoting accountability for sexual violence against athletes, she is a signal of hope for others. She proves that even when healing seems impossible, we can come out stronger on the other side.

Please join us on this uplifting journey through pain to healing. I hope Janelle’s story ignites a spark of courage and resilience that emboldens us all to keep growing.

5 Key Uplifting Lessons:

1. Embrace vulnerability: Confronting our deepest wounds requires immense courage and vulnerability. By sharing our stories, we not only heal ourselves but also inspire others to embrace their own journeys of transformation.

2. Challenge limiting beliefs: Our beliefs shape our reality. Examine the thoughts and narratives that hold you back, and consciously rewire your neural pathways to align with your authentic self.

3. Seek support: Healing is a complex process, and seeking professional help and guidance from trauma specialists can provide invaluable support and resources on your journey.

4. Practice patience and self-compassion: Transformation takes time and self-reflection. Embrace the process with patience and self-compassion, acknowledging that healing happens at its own unique pace.

5. Ignite a ripple effect: Your personal growth and transformation have the power to positively impact future generations. Embrace change not only for yourself but also for those you love.

After you listen, grab your ticket 🎟️ for Uplifters Live on May 17, where you’ll meet the inspiring Uplifters Ambassadors you’ve heard on our podcast, including Janelle, who will speak in our Mastering Meaning and Purpose panel discussion! Learn about this one-day in-person gathering for creative growth and collaboration HERE. Check out all the fun we’re gonna have! ⬇️

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